George Grant MacCurdy photograph collection of skeletal material from the Peruvian Highlands, undated

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.77-31
Creators:
MacCurdy, George Grant, 1863-1947
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
100 Prints
circa
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs depicting Peruvian human skeletal remains, mostly skulls, possibly from the Bingham Expedition.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
George Grant MacCurdy (1863-1947) was a prehistoric archeologist and physical anthropologist. He studied at Harvard University and Yale University, and in Vienna, Paris, and Berlin. For over thirty years, MacCurdy was a professor and curator of anthropological collections at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. In 1921, MacCurdy cofounded the American School in France for Prehistoric Studies, which trained students how to conduct archeological investigations at prehistoric sites.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 77-31

Bibliography
Bibliography
Photographs published in "Human Skeletal Remains from the Highlands of Peru," American Journal of Physical Anthropology, volume 6 (1923), pages 217-329.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 77-31, George Grant MacCurdy photograph collection of skeletal material from the Peruvian Highlands, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs of skeletal material from Peru can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 73-26C, and Photo Lot 83-41.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Thomas Dale Stewart, 1977.

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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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